Magazine article Geographical

Northern Exposure

Magazine article Geographical

Northern Exposure

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The Global Arctic Awards are the first international photographic competition celebrating northern and Arctic regions. Based in Russia, the contest has awarded 63 prizes in ten categories to winners from 12 countries Here we present a selection of winning images

THE LONG, WINDING ROAD by Raymond Hoffman Wild grass near Buoir, Snaefelness Iceland. B001r has become a popular tourist destination since the first hotel opened there in 1836. Today the Snaefellsnes peninsula is protected by two national parks, off-road driving is prohibited, and visitors are asked to stick to a number of centuries-old trails

THE CRYSTAL GROTTO by Christian Klepp An ice cave in the Svinafellsjokull glacier in Skaftatell National Park, Iceland. The ice at the end of the glacier is about 1.000 years old. Its blue colour shows that it's compressed and contains little air. The horizontal black layers within the ice contain volcanic ash deposited during volcanic eruptions over the centuries

POLAR BEAR AT NIGHT, SVALBARD by Ole Jorgen Liodden A polar bear sleeps on a drifting iceberg off the coast of Svalbard, Norway. …

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